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YUGC Bridge Competition

YUGC Bridge Competition

15th September 2016

New YUGC Trophy Cabinets inaugurated

NEW HOME FOR YORKSHIRE UNION TROPHIESRepresentatives of the Huddersfield Golf Club and the Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs assembled on...
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4th September 2016

2016 County Members’ Autumn Meeting No 2 – The Hainsworth Park Golf Club

"Happy day's at Hainsworth Park . . . ." For those of you that have not visited Hainsworth Park, it...
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1st September 2016

2016 County Members’ Autumn Meeting No 1 – The Skipton Golf Club

"The Hills are Alive to the sound of . . . ." The scenary and hills are spectacular at Skipton...
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18th August 2016

Yorkshire gain narrow 10-8 league win against Durham

A gloriously sunny day saw Yorkshire welcome Durham to The Oaks G.C. for another critical league fixture.The morning foursomes were...
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6th August 2016

Dan Brown wins English Amateur Championship

2016 ENGLISH AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL30th July 2016 - Ganton G.C.After some sparkling play in the earlier match-play rounds, Daniel Brown...
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30th July 2016

Yorkshire Boys get 9 – 9 draw away against Lancashire

YORKSHIRE BOYS V LANCASHIRE BOYSNorth Manchester G.C. - 29th July 2016The day started overcast and as the players took to...
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29th July 2016

Yorkshire Under 16 boys defeat Lancashire

YORKSHIRE U16/U15/U14 V LANCASHIRE U16/U15/U14Abbeydale G.C. - 25th July 2016The day was sunny with a light breeze blowing, and the...
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25th July 2016

Seniors defeat Durham in league

Seniors match v DurhamThe Yorkshire team had a score to settle with Durham following the 14‑4 defeat at Chester-Le-Street last...
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18th July 2016

Yorkshire beat Northumberland at Hexham

MATCH v NORTHUMBERLAND9th JULY 2016 - HEXHAM G.C.The team travelled up to the scenic course at Hexham, knowing that a...
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9th July 2016

Yorkshire Boys qualify for English Junior Team finals

NORTHERN COUNTIES BOYS QUALIFYINGLindrick G.C. - 6th July 2016A tremendous win for the Yorkshire Boys team as they became the...
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6th July 2016

2016 Under 15’s Order of Merit winners

 2016 County Coaches U.15’s Order of Merit CompetitionOnce again our County coaches, Steve Robinson, John King and Gary Brown, organised...
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27th June 2016

Boys U13 Golf Day – 8th August

Applications are now being accepted for the YUGC Boys U13 Golf Day to be held at Sandburn Golf Club on...
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20th June 2016

Hallamshire win 4th Division Team Championship

4th DIVISION TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPTeesside G.C. was the venue, and the day started cloudy and cold for the 4th Division of...
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8th June 2016

2016 County Members’ Seniors Meeting No 1 – The Horsforth Golf Club

"County Members Seniors set a hot pace on a chilly day at Horsforth" Despite a chilly and breezy day, the...
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2nd June 2016

2016 County Members’ Spring Meeting No 2 – The Harrogate Golf Club

"Walking in the footsteps of Harry Vardon" Harry Vardon won six Open Championships and one US Open Championship, and was...
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19th May 2016

Seniors start 2016 league with win over Cheshire

The day started badly when the non-playing Captain, John Grimbleby, had to take the place of Ian Clarke in the...
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16th May 2016

Yorkshire Seniors beat Lincolnshire in pre-season friendly

Following a well-attended pre-season gathering of potential team players at Scarcroft in April, including five new players, the season started...
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6th May 2016

Knaresborough win 6th Division Team Championship

The Normanton course was well presented, although plugged balls were possible in a number of areas due to the recent...
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4th May 2016

Lindrick win Team Championship 7th Division Preliminary Round

12th APRIL 2016After one of the wettest winters on record, if not the wettest, our hosts at Scarthingwell Golf Club...
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12th April 2016

Yorkshire Boys v Northern Federation

Yorkshire Boys U16, U15, U14 Team beat the Northern Federation team at Catterick G.C. 13 – 5.The teams are made...
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8th April 2016

The Masters

With the Masters tournament starting later this week the Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs President Jonathan Plaxton has a chat...
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3rd April 2016

Encouraging victory in pre-season match versus Derbyshire

A Yorkshire team blending youth with experience welcomed Derbyshire to Scarborough North Cliff Golf Club on a cold and windy...
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28th March 2016
2016 YUGC President

2016 YUGC President

24th February 2016

2nd SA win for Jamie Bower

Yorkshire County player Jamie Bower has secured his second victory in South Africa with a 3 shot win in the Southern...
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21st February 2016
Nick Marsh – top pro

Nick Marsh – top pro

11th February 2016

Jamie Bower wins in SA

Jamie Bower the 2015 Yorkshire Amateur Champion from Meltham Golf Club wins his first event on a six week trip...
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30th January 2016

Jonathan Thomson 2nd in Melbourne

Yorkshire County Player Jonathan Thomson finished a credible 2nd in the Australian Master of the Amateurs Championship down under on...
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9th January 2016
New Rules Quiz

New Rules Quiz

30th December 2015

Annual Dinner

This years Annual Dinner was again a splendid occasion,and over 240 diners enjoyed a fine meal, in excellent company, and...
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6th November 2015
EG Senior County Finals

EG Senior County Finals

8th October 2015

Inter-Club Foursomes

The final of this year's Inter-Club Foursomes Tournament was held over 36 holes at Fulford G.C., between Malton & Norton and...
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25th September 2015
EG Northern Seniors

EG Northern Seniors

8th September 2015

Yorkshire v Durham

Yorkshire were fortunate to be able to take one of their strongest teams up to the Durham City Golf Club,...
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29th August 2015

E G Northern Region Seniors Championship

The 2015 event was held at the splendid Woodsome Hall Golf Club, and although the weather was fine, the moderate...
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15th July 2015
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YUGC President

President 2016
Jonathan Plaxton
Fulford Golf Club

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The Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs 

The Union is the largest County Union affiliated to England Golf with over 185 golf clubs in the County.
The primary objectives of the Union are to:

  • further the interests of Amateur Golf.
  • assist in maintaining a uniform system of handicapping
  • arrange a County Amateur Championship and such other Championships, Competitions and Golf Meetings as the Executive Committee, with the sanction of the Council, may from time to time decide.
  • co-operate with the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews and England Golf in all matters relating to Amateur Golf

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